We provide a cloud manufacturing based manufacturing planning framework for small and medium-sized enterprises. Manufacturing planning is conducted by separate units in the cloud instead of in corporations or manufacturing platforms. Disorders can be removed by the adoption of our newly-introduced units. To retain the workability of our new framework, three assumptions are imposed. A concrete case on process planning and scheduling is used for illustration of the necessity of our assumptions and operational mechanism of our design. Finally, a preliminary discuss on how intellect resources as well as small and medium-sized enterprises are involved to create a sustainable environment for small and medium-sized enterprises is placed.

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